There are many opportunities for students to get involved with, and learn about City Hall:
The City Clerk's Office and the mayor of Oshawa invite grade 5 school classes to join them in Council Chambers to learn how their local government works. Students also learn about the responsibilities and decision-making process of other levels of government and the impact to their city.
Oshawa schools and organizations are invited to showcase their talents and sing O' Canada at a Council meeting.
The meetings are held every third Monday night and Council would love for you to open the evening with our national anthem.
Would you like to be the Mayor of Oshawa for a day?
The Mayor for a Day contest is now closed for 2016. Thank you to all Oshawa students in grades 5, 6 and 7 that participated; we received more entries than ever before for the 2016 contest!
The winner will be notified through their school official by Friday, October 14.
The selected winner will enjoy the following:
The Mayor for a Day contest is part of Oshawa's Local Government Week celebration.
Are you in grade 5 or 6 and want to be Oshawa's Junior Fire Chief?
This contest is now open to Oshawa students in Grades 5 and 6. All essays must be received by Monday, April 11 and can be submitted by mail, fax, e-mail or delivered in person. Please read the media release for further information.